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Thriving and surviving at work : Disabled people's employment strategies - Alan Roulstone

Thriving and surviving at work

Disabled people's employment strategies

Paperback Published: 28th July 2003
ISBN: 9781861345226
Number Of Pages: 56

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To date, studies of disabled people and employment have mainly focused on barriers to gaining and maintaining employment. This report breaks new ground in asking: how do those disabled people who are already in work get and keep paid work?Written in an accessible style, the report:·[vbTab]details the strategies disabled people use to thrive and survive at work;·[vbTab]exposes the employment difficulties disabled people face in work environments designed by and for non-disabled people;·[vbTab]looks at the policy context in which disabled people maintain paid work;·[vbTab]draws on the experiences related by disabled people themselves; ·[vbTab]frames questions in terms of the issues that are important to disabled workers.

Background and context; Disabled workers' employment strategies; Support and disabled workers; Lessons for stakeholders; Conclusions and implications for policy and practice.

ISBN: 9781861345226
ISBN-10: 1861345224
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 28th July 2003
Publisher: Policy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25